Category Archives: Tanzania

Early missions to Tanzania include the Augustinians (1499), the Holy Ghost Fathers (1863), the White Fathers (1879) and the Benedictine Monks (1887).

Benedictine Tanzania

Early missions to Tanzania include the Augustinians (1499), the Holy Ghost Fathers (1863), the White Fathers (1879) and the Benedictine Monks (1887). Including Protestant denominations, the Benedictine Tradition seems to be the leading voice for the Christian worldview in Tanzania. … Continue reading

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Solomon and Protasia

If you have ever visited a third world country, you have probably noticed some of the problems that they don’t have, that we, in our dualistic, western culture, tend to see as essential. We first met our friend Solomon about 30 years ago. … Continue reading

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Catholic Museum of Bagamoyo

The Catholic Museum of Bagamoyo tells the history of slavery and German Colonialism, and the history of missions in East Africa.  Bagamoyo Parish has the honor of being the “Mother of all Parishes in East Africa.”  There is much history here, having been … Continue reading

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The President and First Lady Invite Pope Benedict

The Order of Saint Benedict has had a strong tie with Tanzania since 1887. Pope John Paul II visited Tanzania in 1964. From January 2008, in Tanzanian Affairs, we find this at: http://www.tzaffairs.org/2008/01/faith-news-3/#more-276 Pope Benedict XVI has promised to visit Tanzania … Continue reading

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Millennium Development Goals

Wikipedia reports that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that were officially established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the United Nations Millennium Declaration. All 193 United Nations member states and at least 23 international organizationshave agreed to achieve these goals … Continue reading

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